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Blacksmiths Shop, Belstead

Description: Blacksmiths Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 277383

OS Grid Reference: TM1310440629
OS Grid Coordinates: 613104, 240629
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0231, 1.1047

Location: 31 The Street, Belstead, Suffolk IP8 3LX

Locality: Belstead
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP8 3LX

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Listing Text

2/5 (7/15)
16.3.72 Blacksmiths shop and
smithy (formerly listed as
Blacksmiths Shop and Smithy)

Smithy. Early C19. Red brick mostly Flemish bond, with English bond to rear,
plaintiled hipped roof. Stacks to left and right, respectively to front and rear
of ridge. Formerly one cell, now two, single storey. 2 boarded shuttered
windows one in part-blocked opening with segmental head. Small blocked opening.
Dentil eaves cornice. Left hand return, boarded stable door. Right hand return
lean-to travis or shoing area. Interior. 2 forges, anvil and all equipment
intact. Spindly clasped purlin roof partly replaced after fire c20 years ago.

Listing NGR: TM1310440629

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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